Archive of posts from September 2022
Hackfests at FusionAuth
Hackfests, also called hackathons or fedex days (because you “ship in a day”), build team cohesion and allow for exploration of new technologies and processes.
FusionAuth has been doing hackfests for a few years now. I wanted to document the what, why and how of them.READ MORE
Announcing FusionAuth 1.40
We’re excited to announce the release of FusionAuth version 1.40.0. It shipped on Sep 16, 2022. This release includes native windows installation, Okta SCIM support for deactivation of users, and a change to how you can install the MySQL driver, as well as other bug fixes.READ MORE
What is WebAuthn and why should you care?
WebAuthn is a new way for people to authenticate themselves to web applications. It’s a widely supported standard years in the making. All major browsers work with it, which makes it easy for developers to incorporate WebAuthn into websites.
WebAuthn, commonly called “passkeys”, allows users to leverage the power of biometric methods via a simple browser-native user experience.READ MORE
How single sign-on works
Single sign-on (SSO) is a key part of any customer identity and access management (CIAM) strategy.
Why? Because your organization will almost always have more than one application for your customers. Even if you begin with one custom application, SaaS tools such as support forums, ticketing systems, or chat systems require authentication. You won’t want your users to have to log in to more systems than necessary, and SSO can help with that.READ MORE
Is the OAuth Device grant right for your game authentication needs?
The OAuth device authorization grant is an extension of OAuth 2.0. Because OAuth is an authorization protocol, it enables users to gain access to an application or device by allowing it to use account information from another application or device.READ MORE